Sarah Gasper Hit and Killed by Car in Rialto
RIALTO (April 11, 2018) – A pedestrian was killed by an alleged hit-and-run driver on Foothill Boulevard late Tuesday night, according to The San Benardino Sun.
Rialto police said 30-year-old Sarah Louise Gasper was walking across Foothill Boulevard when she was struck by a vehicle. The accident took place at around 10 p.m. near North Eucalyptus Avenue.
The Rialto woman, who was in the marked crosswalk at the time, died at the scene.
Rialto Hit-and-Run Accident on Foothill Boulevard, April 10
As per the article, police affirmed that the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled. The suspect, 29-year-old Jose Francisco Romero Jr., sped away and led police on a pursuit.
The chase ended after the Fontana man slammed into the fence of his home. He was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and evading police, as well as driving while under the influence resulting in injury to another. Romero was booked into West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga with a bail set at $250,000.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Sarah Gasper during such a difficult time.
San Bernardino County Wrongful Death Lawyer
It is evident that the Mr. Jose Romero Jr. will be held fully responsible for causing the collision that led to the death of Ms. Sarah Gasper. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the incident tragically killed another individual. We are hopeful that authorities will be able to locate the suspect and justice will soon be served.
The surviving family of Ms. Gasper has then the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party, seeking a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim of an auto accident caused by the negligence and wrongdoing of another person, we encourage you to speak with our experienced San Bernardino County wrongful death lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve. Call us at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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